As a tribute to Dr. Sourvinou-Inwood's scholarly achievement, and as a contribution to the ongoing debate, the Classics Department at the University of Reading will host from July 4th to July 6th 2008 a symposium exploring central themes in the area of polis-religion and its interpretation.
Participants include Jan Bremmer (Groningen), Joan Connelly (NYU), Esther Eidinow (Oxford), Radcliffe Edmunds (Bryn Mawr), Milette Gaifman (Yale), Alexander Herda (CHS/Berlin), Sarah Hitch (Bristol), Athene Kavoulaki (Rethymno), Julia Kindt (Sydney), Johannes Mylonopoulos (CHS/Erfurt), Fred Naiden (UNC), Petra Pakkanen (RHUL), Andrej and Ivana Petrovic (Durham), Julia Shear (Glasgow), Hannah Willey (Cambridge) and Froma Zeitlin (Princeton).
Full details of the conference, including booking forms and information on accommodation and travel, may be obtained from the conference website:
We particularly bring to the attention of postgraduate students the fact that--thanks to generous funding from the Classical Association --we are able to offer a few student bursaries. For information about these, please apply to one of the organizers as soon as possible.
Nina Aitken (n.l.aitken AT reading.ac.uk).
Milette Gaifman (milette.gaifman AT yale.edu)
Sarah Hitch (clssh AT bristol.ac.uk)
Ian Rutherford (i.c.rutherford AT reading.ac.uk)